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First-Of-Its-Kind Glass Tunnel Aquarium Is Opening In Brazil

South America’s largest aquarium is scheduled to open on Nov. 9 in Rio de Janeiro.


The New Miss Brazil Is The Country’s First Black Pageant Queen In 30 Years

Raissa Santana is the second black woman to be crowned in Brazil history.


How An All-Woman Brazilian Sound System Is Keeping Vinyl Culture Alive

"All in the name of music, which is what matters the most."


Rio Olympics: The Value Of Black And Brown Bodies In Sports And Entertainment

Despite our racial divides and a political climate riddled with anti-blackness, the giants on the Olympic stage representing #TeamUSA are black and brown.


Out-Of-Towners Go “Slumming” During Rio Olympic Games

International tourists see how the other half live.


Stunning Journey Traces Links Between New Orleans And Rio

"Deep inside Rio's favelas, where poverty, violence and gang warfare are often endemic, one still finds the streets bursting at the seams with music, laughter,…


Photo Essay: Brazilian Graffiti Artist Attempts World Record With Olympics Mural

"… I wanted to show that everyone is united, we are all connected."


An Uber Driver’s Dream Of Seeing His Son Compete In The Olympics Becomes A Reality

Traveling to Rio de Janeiro wasn't a reality for Ellis Hill a week ago, but now he's traveling to the Marvelous City to see his…


Olympic Athletes Are Competing Big And Living In Squander Conditions In Rio

This isn't any way to house some of the world's most elite athletes.


Has The 2016 Olympics Already Failed Brazil?

"We’re only seeing motives driven by money, when we need investment in security, education, and healthcare."


Brazil Builds Media Condo Over African Burial Grounds For Olympics

Developers are destroying archaeological sites of formerly enslaved Africans to make room for journalists.


Haitians Flee To Brazil To Escape Turbulence On Their Island

In 2015, the Brazilian government granted residency to almost 44, 000 Haitians.


Colorful Census Inspires Artist To Examine Brazilian Identities

Brazil is known as one of the most diverse nations in the world…
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